Supporting the OPTIMA program are talented PhD candidates and research fellows based at our node universities, Monash University and the University of Melbourne, and several other universities within Australia.

Research Students

Achini Erandi

University of Melbourne

Ahmad Amiruddin

Monash University

Amin Karimi

University of Melbourne

Amir Fayaz Heidari

University of Melbourne

Anna Vitali

University of Bologna

Ashley Hanson

University of Melbourne

Behzad Moradi

Behzad Moradi

University of Melbourne

Bhagya Rupasinghe

Monash University

Braden Kidd

Monash University

Canchen Jiang

Monash University

Daniel Bustos

University of Melbourne

Daniel Herring

University of Melbourne

Drew Mitchell

Monash University

Emely Pierau

Monash University

Gonzalo Hernandez Garzon

Gonzalo Hernandez Garzon

Monash University

Hajar Sadegh Zadeh

University of Melbourne

Hanan Alsouly

University of Melbourne

Helani Wickramaarachchilage

University of Melbourne

Hendrik ‘Henk” Bierlee

Monash University

Hongjie Xu

RMIT University

Hritika Gupta

University of Melbourne

Ifrah Saeed

The University of Melbourne

Jae Lee

University of Melbourne

Jalal Abdolahi

University of Melbourne

Jinqiang Yu

Monash University

Kelvin Davis

Monash University

Kelvin Liu

University of Melbourne

Lakshan Bernard

Monash University

Lei Qin

University of Melbourne

Leilah Taouk

University of Melbourne

Liam Timms

University of Melbourne

Luxin Fang

University of Melbourne

Mary Kolyaei

University of Melbourne

Nico Andrés-Thió

University of Melbourne

Nuwani Palihawadana

Monash University

Pengyuan (Py) Ding

University of Melbourne

Peter Wang

University of Melbourne

Qian Wan

Monash University

Qingyang Li

University of Melbourne

Rehan Mendis

Monash University

Sameela Wijesundara

Monash University

Sekar Sakti

University of Melbourne

Septiana Septiana

University of Melbourne

Seyed (Sina) Mohri

University of Melbourne

Shiraz (Yi) Zhen

University of Melbourne

Simone Gazza

University of Bologna

Soobok Yoon

Monash University

Vaughn Grey

University of Melbourne

Vincent Barbosa Vaz

University of Melbourne

Vivek Katial

University of Melbourne

Winton Nathan-Roberts

University of Melbourne

Xia Zhou

Monash University

Xinyu (Adam) Liang

Monash University

Zahra Namazian

Monash University

Zhe Chen

Monash University

Zhuo Wei

Monash University